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Board Meeting Minutes - May 2012

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Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for May 21, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on May 21, 2012 in the Third floor board room at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 Illinois Route #2, Dixon, Illinois.

Call to Order

Chair Andersen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the following members answered roll call:

  • Ed Andersen
  • Lisa Wiersema
  • Andrew Bollman
  • Margaret Tyne
  • Robert Thompson
  • Student Trustee Halstead
  • Scott Stoller

Absent

  • William Simpson

SVCC Staff

  • President George J. Mihel
  • Attorney Miller
  • Academic Vice President Alan Pfeifer
  • Dean of Business Services Paula Meyer
  • Coordinator of Marketing and Public Relations Rachel Marco
  • Dean of Community Outreach Amy Viering
  • Graphic Designer Jenny Bumba
  • Administrative Assistant Debra Dillow

Consent Agenda

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the Consent Agenda with Item 2.7 Cooperative Educational Agreement pulled for clarification. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

After clarification, it was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve Agenda Item 2.7 Cooperative Educational Agreement. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

President’s Report

Dr. Mihel introduced Jenny Bumba, Graphic Designer, who highlighted work for which she recently received an award from Graphic Design USA. Dr. Mihel shared collected newspaper articles about the college with the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Mihel indicated that the administration is attending all of the area high school award ceremonies and presenting Sauk awards on behalf of the college.

Student Trustee Joshua Halstead was presented with a resolution for his service on the Board.

Reports

ICCTA
Member Bollman indicated that the annual meeting will be held on June 1 and 2 and indicated that 2013 funding decreases and phase in of pension reform will be discussed.
Student Trustee
Student Trustee Halstead provided an overview of the events sponsored by the college and Student Government in the month of May.  He thanked the Board for the incredible experience and appreciated the opportunity to be an active participant in decision making.
Foundation
None

Board Policy Review

Dr. Mihel reviewed Board Policies 101.01 Legal Authority of the Board of Trustees; 102.01 Board Philosophy/Mission/Vision; 103.01 Trustee Election and Vacancies and will not recommend any changes.

GMAX for East Science Lab Wing Renovation Project

It was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Tyne that the Board approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $2,517,537 for the construction of the East Science Wing Renovation Project. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

Closed Session

At 7:20 p.m. it was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Tyne that the Board go into closed session for the purpose of appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the College; collective bargaining; closed session minutes consideration; pending litigation probable or imminent. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

The Board returned to regular session at 8:03 p.m.

Closed Session Minutes April 30, 2012

It was moved by Member Wiersema and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the closed session minutes of April 30, 2012 as presented. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote aye. Motion carried.

Adjournment

Since the scheduled business was completed, it was moved by Student Trustee Halstead and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board adjourn. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.